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Health Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #230 (QS) , | , | Online
The Health Sciences course from Curtin University enables you to specialise in public health. It is a broad, multidisciplinary degree that gives you a solid grounding in health and can be used as a stepping stone to other health degrees.


What you'll learn

  • Apply discipline knowledge, understand its theoretical underpinnings and ways of thinking; extend the boundaries of knowledge through research
  • Apply logical and rational processes to analyse the components of an issue; think creatively to generate innovative solutions
  • Decide what information is needed and where it might be found using appropriate technologies; make valid judgements and synthesise information from a range of sources
  • Communicate in ways appropriate to the discipline, audience and purpose
  • Use appropriate technologies recognising their advantages and limitations
  • Use a range of learning strategies; take responsibility for one's own learning and development; sustain intellectual curiosity; know how to continue to learn as a graduate
  • Think globally and consider issues from a variety of perspectives; apply international standards and practices within a discipline or professional area
  • Respect individual human rights; recognise the importance of cultural diversity particularly the perspective of Indigenous Australians; value diversity of language
  • Work independently and in teams; demonstrate leadership, professional behaviour and ethical practices

Why study the Health Sciences course from Curtin University

  • Flexible, well-rounded degree you can tailor to suit your specific interests in health sciences.
  • This course is an established pathway into other undergraduate and postgraduate degrees into other health sciences degrees.

Career information

  • Public Health Professional
  • Research Officer
  • Ambulance Officer
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Health Information Manager
  • Epidemiologist
  • Health Promotion Officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    600 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Sciences
  • Pharmacy 
  • Health Sciences 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 003691K

  • An Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 70 or equivalent
  • English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33400 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Commonwealth supported: $8,700


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